The New York Giants looked ready to improve to 3-0, but the Dallas Cowboys had other ideas in their Monday Night Football tilt. Despite the Giants taking a 13-6 lead thanks to a monster score from Saquon Barkley, Dallas, led by Cooper Rush, was able to make the plays late and leave MetLife Stadium with a 23-16 win.
Following the Monday Night Football showdown, the Giants will now shift their focus to the Chicago Bears for another showdown at MetLife Stadium before hitting the road for the London game with the Packers. Here’s five things we learned from the action, with plenty of negatives on the list:
5. Kenny Golladay has no future with this team
On Monday, NFL insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Giants could be open to trading Kenny Golladay if his situation with the team doesn’t improve soon. The hope was that the $72 million man would be able to quiet down any trade specuation with a big game against the Cowboys in Week 3. That wasn’t the case.
Golladay wasn’t targeted heavily in the aerial attack and it was disappointing to see. Time and time again, No. 19 just isn’t producing for NY, but right now it just feels like Brian Daboll and Mike Kafka don’t have much faith in him to get the job done. We’re seeing more of Richie James and David Sills than one of the most expensive wideouts in the game for 2022.
Instead, Golladay was on the sideline for far too much on Monday night. With Rapoport stating that the Giants could look to move on from Kenny G, the trade speculation is only going to keep growing the rest of the week. Things only got worse for Golladay with his drop late in the fourth quarter on third down. Fans want him out of town. This experiment must end.